Strathbogie Shire Council

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Animal Welfare in Emergencies

For information on animal welfare during emergencies please visit the DPI Website.



Fact sheets

Your animals are your responsibility. Failing to plan ahead for your animals during an emergency puts everyone's lives at risk. The following information will help you prepare to ensure the welfare of your animals during emergency events, such as bushfire or floods.

Horses and Livestock in Emergencies

Pets in Emergencies



Injured wildlife


The care of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife must be referred to an authorised wildlife shelter or foster carer, wildlife rehabilitation organisation or veterinarian.


The Help for Injured Wildlife tool will help you locate and contact the closest relevant wildlife carers and rescue and rehabilitation organisations to help the injured wildlife.


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